Join us for a day-long open house! While on campus, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about our academic programs, student life, at-sea and field experience opportunities, athletics, careers, and more. The day will begin with breakfast and an overview of academic sessions. Then, after lunch, you’ll be able to take a tour of the waterfront, laboratories, simulators, vessels, and waterfront facilities. Registration is required.
This five (5) day course satisfies the standards of competence required for Chief Mates and Masters as defined in Part A of the STCW Code, as amended in 1995. Specifically, the course covers the Meteorology and Oceanographic Science competencies as outlined in the Navigation at the Management Level requirements of the STCW Code. The course is aimed at developing an in-depth understanding of meteorology, weather forecasting, ocean science and weather routing skills for mariners at the management level, i.e. Chief Mates and Masters.
This course meets mandatory training requirements for Crowd Management and Passenger Safety for mariners with applicable duties aboard RO-RO Passenger and other passenger vessels. Individuals will learn about lifesaving tools, control plans, mustering techniques, and how to assist passengers to muster stations.
- Regulations V/2 paragraphs 4-7
- Regulation V/3 paragraphs 4-6 as specified in the STCW 95’ Code Sections A-V/2 and A-V/3 Volume 46 CFR Subpart J 15.1101-15.1105 (STCW Certification)
- CFR 46; Ch. 1 Subpart 171.01-171.105 (Passenger Vessels)
This 1-day course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and surviving an emergency at sea during travel over or on the water.
Includes both classroom lecture and in-water, hands-on training.
– Tuesday, December 17, Day 1: Ed Biggie Room Smith Alexander Gym
– Wednesday, December 18, Day 2: Quick Hall AM and Andrews PM
– Friday, December 20, Day 3: Pool Smith Alexander Gym PM
– Saturday, December 21, Day 4: Ellsworth Fire Training Field
This course is open to all seafarers who have previously been certified in Basic Training and are capable of meeting the physical and professional eligibility requirements for STCW certification, and have at least entry level mariner documents from USCG or a foreign flag state whose mariner credentialing organization will accept USCG documents, but do not have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their endorsement for Basic Training. The course covers all the competencies of Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities, Fire Fighting, and First Aid & CPR renewal.